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Alexa Tarantino “Firefly”

Alexa Tarantino burns bright with a scintillating maturity of insight and takes flight on Firefly, her third release for Posi- Tone Records. Driven on by

Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias Mirror Mirror

Pianist Eliane Elias releases a new album of duets with the late Chick Corea and Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdés. These duets are very

Guitarist Dan Wilson

On Vessels of Wood and Earth, guitarist/composer Dan Wilson’s debut album for legendary bassist/composer Christian McBride’s Brother Mister label (and the imprint’s second release), the

Guitarist Pat Martino passes at 77

When Pat Martino and James Carter visited our performance studio in 2013, they were accompanied by organist, Pat Bianchi and drummer, Carmen Intorre. Host Abe

Brianna Thomas – Everybody Knows

Vocalist, composer, arranger and bandleader Brianna Thomas is proud to announce the release of her sophomore album Everybody Knows showcasing a uniquely soulful and captivating

Dr. Lonnie Smith Dies at 79

From childhood doo-wop singer to becoming a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master. It was the kindness of the owner of a local music


2021 Jazz Journalist Association Awards

The Jazz Journalists Association is a U.S. non-profit corporation that supports the creation and dissemination of journalism on all of jazz’s genres and encourages the

2021 Jazz GRAMMY Winners

The winners of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards were announced on March 14 during a ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With COVID protocols in